I was playing around with Google’s new +1 Button and while reading the documents about the API one thing interested me is the <link> attribute. According to the documentation you can tell the API to use the current URI or the main URL of the website. Then I was thinking, what if you mask the URL, let’s say use the google.com URL on your site? You guessed right, your site will show that it has been +1 around 4,000 times as of today.
Google +1 Button
Here’s the code for this,
Here’s a live view of the code:
Note: When clicking it, you are still giving a +1 to Google.com, you’re only spoofing your site to look like it’s popular.